Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Introduce Daughter North

08/23/2013 at 11:55 AM ET

North West has made her adorable debut!

Proud papa Kanye West unveiled the first photograph of his andΒ Kim Kardashian‘s daughter since she was born on June 15, providing a candid shot to the public on the Kris Jenner Show Friday.

“To stop all the noise, I thought it’d be really cool, on her grandmother’s season finale, to bring a picture of North,” West said after clarifying they “have not attempted to get paid” for the image.

The photograph, shot by West himself, featuresΒ Kardashian holding their 10-week-old daughter, who is reaching toward the camera.

During the interview, West declared his devotion to Kardashian, 32. “She’s my joy and she brought my new joy into the world,” he explains.

Kanye West Kim Kardashian North First Photo

West, 36, also divulged that after the death of his mother, Donda West, he would sometimes feel hopeless, but his new family has changed his outlook to an optimistic one.

“After I lost my mother, there were times I felt I would put my life at risk,” he admitted. “I felt like sometimes I didn’t have something to live for. Now I have two really special people to live for, a whole family to live for, a whole world to live for.”

Although North was photographed with her parents at a funeral for West’s grandfather Portwood Williams, Sr. in Oklahoma on Saturday, she was covered up with a blanket, revealing only her tiny feet.

— Jennifer Garcia and Sheila Cosgrove Baylis

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Ashley on

Awwwww, very precious πŸ™‚

kristen on

I’ll admit that I am not a fan of Kim or Kanye but man, that baby girl is beautiful!! I hope that she brings some peace to his life and some substance to Kim’s. Who knows, maybe in a few years we’ll look back on these two and they’ll seem completely grounded.

And if not, North is still a beautiful little girl!

Sabrina on

She’s such a pretty baby. Looks like her mom.

klutzy_girl on

North is so cute!

toubabo on


Sabra on

How adorable is she? What a cutie!

Ivy. on

She seems to have gotten the best features from each parent. She turned out to be quite the cutie!

Heather on

She is so cute! She looks like Kanye but has some of Kim’s features too.

Perigee on

She is so pretty! I hope the Kanye haters will watch him on the show and hear how kind and emotional he is toward his family. If nothing else, Kanye was a devoted son to his mom, and I suspect that he will be a great dad for his kids. For all the rage and bravado in his performances, he does seem to really want to do the best for his girlfriend and daughter.

candykane on

they did not sell her pictures for money because they have enough but they are still marketing her to up ratings for Grandmas failing show

Thursday on

Poor thing,looks like her father.A little lipo on them cheeks,a little nose job on that nose and some fillers in them lips.Would turn this child into a full fledge member of the kardashian tribe.

Anonymous on

That’s cold she is a beautiful baby. Plus very rich something that you wish you were

Guest on

She really is a “DOLL” like the Kardashians call each other. Hope this baby gets them both to see what’s really important in life.

Brooke on

Oh North is beautiful!!! Just a gorgeous little lamb.

Luvmylife on

I think she looks a lot like Kendall. She’s adorable!

Crystal on

She is such a pretty baby, definitely a mixture of her parents!

Kristin on

I think she is cute enough but not anything special. I think she looks more like her dad than Kim. Hope she brings a lot of joy and happiness to them both. A baby, regardless of their looks, is a blessing.

Sophie on

Honestly, I don’t think she is all that cute. She’s not the ugliest thing, but she’s not the cutest either. She does look like her daddy.

Toni on

Sooooo Adorable!!! Congrats Kim&Kanye

Reesca on

Good, her face has been shown, lets shut up about this baby now. Nothing like pimping out her granddaughter for ratings so her show doesn’t get cancelled. What a disgrace.

Nicole on

Absolut beautiful, supersweet baby! Congratulations!

Kim on

She’s adorable. But I have to laugh at her reaching towards the camera. She’s either ready to star on her mom’s show or she’s saying “Help me get me out of here!”

Sara on

“Thursday,” you are a douche. Did you really just say “lipo on them cheeks,” in reference to a ten-week-old?

Angela on

She is ADORABLE! And that appears to be a “normal” burp cloth and not one made by Lanvin or Chanel. Practicality wins out!

Marie on

What a gorgeous baby! She looks alot like Kim.

Lady on

She has Kanye’s cheeks & lips and Kim’s eyes and eyebrows….she’s cute, just not what I expected her to look like.

Midun on

@Sophie ‘ if you can’t say sumtin nice ….say nothin’ …..North is a really cute and adorable. Big ups to Kim and Kanye!!!

Anna on

To be honest she is not that cute..there is nothing spectacular about this baby. No wonder it took them this long to show America this baby. Yuck!!! And they even knew that…poor Kim you just can’t make beautiful babies.

Brandi on

Seriously…”yuck”? Most seem to agree that she’s cute and it’s sad that you hate Kim and Kanye so much that you would refer to a ten-week-old baby like that. Sorry if people referred to YOU like that as a baby…you have some serious issues.

Amanda on

Not a Kim/Kanye fan but she is cute, just like most other babies are. I hope that not selling her pictures is a good sign of changed parents and I truly wish the whole family the best.

angie on

She really is a pretty baby!

Evelyn on

she is beautiful.She looks like Kim god bless her

meghan on

midun, there was nothing mean in Sophie’s post. She’s right. This is a perfectly average baby, nothing special. Nothing to carry on about like you’ve never seen a more gorgeous child in your life. Give it a rest.

Joyce on

North is a cute baby!

J on

Breathtaking baby. πŸ˜‰

J on

Midun, you could always just ignore the comment if it bothers you that much…

Georgiee on

Gorgeous baby, unfortunate name!!! I wish they’d have named her the rumoured name “Kaidence”. But each to there own.

She looks like a very very healthy bub too πŸ™‚ she looks bigger that my daughter who’s 2 months older than North…

Candi on

Cute Little Girl…..But nothing like The little Prince George!

Isabel on

Beautiful girl. Unfortunate that her photo was used to garner more viewers for her grandmother’s tanking show, though.

irascibleashlee on

She looks like both of them…poor little thing.

Iza on

That baby looks JUST like Kris Jenner but dark skinned!!!!!!!!!!!!! She doesn’t look anything like Kanye to me.

Anonymous on

Kim- Or she could be showing us that she’s already daddy’s little girl (it says Kanye is the one who took the picture, so she may very well have been reaching to him rather than the camera!)! πŸ™‚

Anyway, Nori is ADORABLE, and I agree with those who have said she seems to have gotten a good mix of her parents’ features. I look at the picture once and think, “She’s all Kim!” but then I look at it again and see a mini-Kanye!

Anonymous on

Also, I’ll bet all those people who were crowing about how they were going to “sell out” their daughter to the highest bidder are disappointed now! πŸ˜‰

esther eni on

West is really cute!!!!!am wishing new mama kim K nd outspoken dada kanye West happy yrs of parenting…love dem al,I pray Khloe gives birth soon course she deserves it dan kim.

dee on

Yikes! Not what I was expecting to see. This kid will have it tough, a mental dad, a media whore mom, and two directions for a name.

Georgiee on

Must be the only time One Direction is better than 2.

Lola on

@kristen on August 23: well said! Ditto.

Anonymous on

Her photo may not have been sold for money but it was sold for ratings just as I figured it would be.

Thursday on

@Dee,it’s a well know fact.Kims legs have been going in two different directions since she was 13.Hopefully North West doesn’t follow suit.One leg in the North another in the West,know what I’m saying.

justmemartie on

Regardless of how I feel about the mom and dad (uh, negatively) I will readily admit this is one very cute baby!!

Julie on

That baby is gorgeous. Congrats Kim and Kanye. Sad that some poster can’t put their hateful hearts away for 1 minute. Why fight a baby.

phat-Y-TEE on

Has kims eyes, rest yet to be determined. Poor thing is already being attacked on appearance. Live and let live especially you, GRANDMA

Crystal on

North is really cute! At first glance she looks like Kanye. Upon studying the picture I see a lot of Kim in her. What an adorable picture! It’s as if she is saying “no pictures dahhhling!” Lol! Happy for them! πŸ™‚

Holiday on

She has the same shaped head that her dad has

Ashley on

I think she’s a beautiful baby! Everyone isn’t so fortunate to carry and give birth to a child..good luck to Kim and Kanye..

happygolucky on

She looks almost exactly like her mother’s baby pictures.

Cynthia Henderson on


Jane on

I can’t stand the entire family, but I don’t think anyone can deny she is a beautiful little baby. I think she looks like Kim. Very cute

Nikki on

I don’t think the baby is cute at all. . . . Poor thing.